11:26 AM

Jackson EMC Releases Contractors to Assist with Winter Storm Oaklee Restoration Efforts

Jackson EMC has released 37 contractors in advance of Winter Storm Oaklee, which is forecasted to spread snow, ice and freezing rain from the plains to the Midwest and Northeast.

 Sixteen contract crew members will be assisting Oklahoma Gas and Electric, a utility company that serves 843,000 customers in Oklahoma and Arkansas. An additional 21 contract crew members will be assisting Oncor Electric, which serves 3.8 million homes and businesses in Texas.  

Jackson EMC regularly uses contractors for construction, maintenance and vegetation management. The contractors released to assist with restoration efforts in Oklahoma and Texas are heavy construction and service crews. Jackson EMC linemen and other support personnel stand ready to respond to our members, if needed.  

Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, the largest electric cooperative in Georgia and one of the largest in the nation, is headquartered 50 miles northeast of Atlanta in Jefferson, Ga. The cooperative serves more than 245,000 meters on 14,000 miles of energized wire. For more information, visit jacksonemc.com.